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Nov 28, 2023

Putin debunks his own propaganda by disarming Russia’s NATO borders

By Peter Dickinson

Putin publicly blames NATO for provoking the invasion of Ukraine, but Russia's recent demilitarization of the country's borders with neighboring NATO members makes a mockery of such claims, writes Peter Dickinson.

Conflict Democratic Transitions

New Atlanticist

Oct 27, 2023

NATO’s greatest advantage over adversaries is its network of allies and industry partners. Here’s how to use it.

By Joslyn Brodfuehrer

Government officials and defense industry leaders meeting this month mapped out the opportunities available to accelerate defense and technology cooperation between NATO allies.

Defense Industry Europe & Eurasia


Oct 17, 2023

Ukraine receives potentially game-changing long-range US missiles

By Peter Dickinson

Ukraine has finally received long-range ATACMS missiles from the United States and has begun deploying them against Russian targets, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy announced on October 17.

Conflict Defense Industry


Oct 5, 2023

Vladimir Putin is still convinced he can outlast the West in Ukraine

By Dennis Soltys

Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine has united the democratic world to a degree not seen in decades, but the Western response to the war continues to be hampered by excessive fear of provoking Putin, writes Dennis Soltys.

Conflict Defense Technologies


Sep 19, 2023

Putin “knows very well” NATO poses no security threat to Russia

By Peter Dickinson

Russia's recent demilitarization of its NATO borders proves that Putin does not view alliance as a genuine security threat and makes a complete mockery of Kremlin propaganda blaming the invasion of Ukraine on NATO, writes Peter Dickinson.

Conflict Defense Policy


Sep 12, 2023

US expected to decide soon on long-range missiles for Ukraine

By Benton Coblentz

ATACMS missiles would greatly increase Ukraine’s ability to strike the logistical networks supporting Russia's invasion and would make it increasingly difficult for Putin’s army to operate inside Ukraine, writes Benton Coblentz.

Conflict Maritime Security

In the News

Aug 29, 2023

Rich Outzen quoted by Menekse Tokyay for Arab News (Saudi Arabia) in article on US-TR military exercises

Europe & Eurasia NATO

In the News

Aug 18, 2023

Imai on Washington Examiner

On August 18, Kyoko Imai was featured in the Washington Examiner regarding the inaugural United States-South Korea-Japan trilateral meeting taking place today at Camp David. She underscored President Biden’s efforts “to institutionalize this partnership so it can withstand changes in domestic politics in all three countries.”

Europe & Eurasia Indo-Pacific

In the News

Aug 7, 2023

Klain in Kyiv Independent : How to open NATO’s door for Ukraine

By Atlantic Council

Central Europe Eastern Europe

In the News

Jul 26, 2023

Cooper in Politico on NATO’s push to equip Ukraine with F-16s

By Atlantic Council

Conflict Defense Policy